Awards and Rankings

14 Ballard Spahr Attorneys, 4 Offices Recognized in IAM Patent 1000

July 12, 2022

Fourteen Ballard Spahr Intellectual Property attorneys across four offices have been recognized in the 2022 IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals.

The 2022 IAM Patent 1000 was compiled from roughly 1,800 interviews with attorneys and in-house counsel across a five-month period. Firms qualify for a listing on the basis of their depth of experience, market presence, and level of work they typically handle. Only those individuals identified by market sources for their exceptional skills and profound insights into patent matters are featured in the IAM Patent 1000.

“Ballard Spahr can shoulder a broad load for innovative companies with respect to their patent needs and does an excellent job designing the blueprints for their IP development,” IAM Patent 1000 wrote. “Its professionals, many of whom hold advanced degrees and/or have industry experience, work collaboratively with clients, ensuring the outfit nets excellent reviews. One source comments: ‘Ballard Spahr has been remarkably responsive and supportive with our patent efforts. The firm has simplified the patent process, allowing us to make informed decisions; it hits all the right notes in terms of being a teacher, adviser and trusted ally.’”

Ballard Spahr’s Atlanta and Phoenix offices were recognized as leaders overall, with the Philadelphia office being recognized for its litigation strength and the Philadelphia and New York offices being recognized for patent prosecution.

The Ballard Spahr attorneys recognized by IAM Patent 1000 are:


Individuals: Litigation

Individuals: Prosecution

Individuals: Transactions

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